MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive306% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime4 Days
Run DateNov 29 '20 at 00:39
Run Duration247 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$198
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Memory 81.9
1-Core 136
2-Core 269
91% 162 Pts
4-Core 535
8-Core 903
91% 719 Pts
64-Core 1,116
75% 1,116 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
52.6% Above average
Lighting 66.3
Reflection 70.3
Parallax 62.8
54% 66.5 fps
MRender 68.4
Gravity 63.1
Splatting 54.9
52% 62.1 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2019)-$128
410GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2088 1247 1340 1155 1078 995 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
306% Outstanding
Read 2030
Write 2,403
Mixed 1,900
SusWrite 1,317
431% 1,912 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 81
286% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,353
DQ Write 1,168
DQ Mixed 1,246
938% 1,256 MB/s
Poor: 205%
This bench: 306%
Great: 339%
PNY CS900 240GB-$27
65GB free
Firmware: CS900613
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 97 100 98 99 98 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 472
Write 404
Mixed 353
SusWrite 152
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 41.6
158% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 206
180% 267 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 94%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
63GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 305 304 305 304 304 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 497
Mixed 421
SusWrite 324
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 63.6
218% 78.6 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 370
279% 373 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 125%
Great: 123%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$97
142GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 98 102 102 101 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
63.5% Good
Read 120
Write 39.3
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 101
56% 76.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 75%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$80
262GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 106 110 110 111 110 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
63.5% Good
Read 111
Write 31
Mixed 71.8
SusWrite 110
60% 80.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D32AESEK.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
88.7% Excellent
MC Read 35.4
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 34.7
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 27
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 36.4
84% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 77
52% 77 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B450 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 22,018 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $655
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